• LevelLevel 3
  • Duration1 day
  • Awarding bodyBPEC


The course is designed to be a refresher for individuals who are required to renew their unvented qualification and continue to install, commission and maintain unvented hot water cylinders (or any mains fed appliance with a storage capacity of over 15 litres) to self-certify their work in accordance with part G3 of the building regulations.

Course Information

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01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

On this course you will:

  • Understand the requirements of Section G3 of the Building Regulations relating to the design, installation and service & maintenance of unvented hot water storage systems and how to comply with the regulations.
  • Identify typical faults associated with the installation or maintenance of unvented hot water systems.
  • Understand the requirements of Part L1 of the Building Regulations detailing – Conservation of Fuel and Power as they relate to the design, installation and service & maintenance of hot water and central heating systems.

Entry requirements

You must be a qualified plumber to at least Level 2.

You will be taught by a mixture of lectures using presentations, supervised study and workshop demonstrations.

You will be assessed through practical and theory questioning.

You can carry out work as a registered installer of domestic unvented hot water storage systems.

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£125 Please note this course is full cost and therefore learners are unable to get any fee remission.

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Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.


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